Karma

Karma, where to start, hmm, it’s complicated, perhaps I should leave it there, oh well, here goes. You can if you wish to regard it as a scorecard of good and bad that depends upon the past, present and future each one dependent upon the other. Then you have to...

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  • May 8, 2021

[note to bubba for the title copyright infringement, so sorry] It is like the G-Dubya soft focus nostalgia trip, yuk. The Good Republicans, argh, Now to the article. This has lifted Cheney to a sort of hero status in the media and political circles. A Joan of Arc in our...

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  • May 6, 2021

“A man responsible for Republican vaccine hesitancy wonders why he's being asked to promote getting vaccinated….. It is April 19, 2021, and Trump is still talking about Hillary Clinton and Christopher Steele on Fox News….  says he’s ‘beyond seriously’ considering a 2024 presidential bid” Fox News personality Sean Hannity asked Trump what...

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  • April 20, 2021

What’s funnier than Mike Pence being sent to the doghouse after spending four-plus years as Donald Trump’s captive purse poodle? I honestly can’t think of anything—though if Ted Cruz falls down an open manhole while looking at My Little Pony furry porn on his phone, I may have to reassess.  Months...

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  • March 22, 2021

BUT HER E-MAILS!!! State superintendent candidate Deborah Kerr solicited clients and organized branding for her private consulting business through her public school district email address, including several times during work hours, prior to her retirement as Brown Deer School District superintendent last year. Emails obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal...

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  • March 20, 2021

Heartbreaking news Captain Sir Tom Moore, the second world war veteran who raised almost £39m for NHS charities during the first coronavirus lockdown in spring 2020, has died aged 100 after testing positive for coronavirus. One of the few bright lights in the last year has moved on, very few...

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  • February 2, 2021

Here’s the latest news out of Missouri courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: In Missouri, Hawley — who was abandoned by his political mentor, former Sen. Jack Danforth (R-Mo.), and a handful of large financial backers following his starring role in the push to challenge Biden’s victory — ceded much...

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  • January 22, 2021

Howie Klein writes that Katie Porter was denied a waiver in order to serve on the financial services committee. There certainly will be plenty to do on the Oversight and Natural Resources committees, especially with post-Trump excesses and the climate initiatives, but she will be missed. On Thursday evening, I...

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  • January 15, 2021

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler thought they had a fig leaf all ready to go—one that would help them pretend they desperately want to deliver COVID relief to their fellow Georgians. Yeah, thanks to time-honored Republican tightwaddery, it was a mere $600. But, hey, that was more than enough for Perdue...

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  • December 27, 2020

It’s simple really. How did COVID-19 become a global epidemic in a few weeks? How do we stop it spreading? It’s really fucking simple. I have had to watch my partner suffer from exhaustion for months and what may develop into PTSD with time, how much longer does she have...

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  • December 3, 2020

Remember when Time named climate activist Greta Thunberg its Person of the Year? And Donald Trump’s reaction was totally sane and not at all petulant or petty? Of course you do. x So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie...

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  • November 5, 2020

Jennifer Rubin is a longtime NeverTrumper member of the marginally sane community. She’s one of The Washington Post’s conservative writers, but when she decided to side with common sense over Trumpite servility, she became an apostate in the eyes of many of her fellow travelers. Importantly, she pushed away from the...

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  • October 11, 2020

As Democrats continue to push for national vote-by-mail, especially while our country is going through a pandemic, Republicans of course find themselves in quite a pickle. Vote-by-mail would make it easier for their constituents to vote, despite Trump’s lies about vote-by-mail leading to mass voter fraud. However, it would make...

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  • July 16, 2020

How good are the cameras at Rose M. Singer Center (Rikers for Women)? The goods: laundry, baggage, etc. and the tapes, oh so many tapes. Is the GOP “so far gone that even if Ghislane Maxwell implicates the President in child sex trafficking, they will find a way to excuse...

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  • July 2, 2020

Nicolle Wallace expressed perfectly what the right intends to do with Joe Biden. Unfortunately for Trump, they did not count on a pandemic crashing the economy. Did COVID-19 inoculate Biden from the Trump morphing x x YouTube Video Watch the entire episode here. Nicolle Wallace hits the nail on the head. The...

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  • May 2, 2020

Great piece out from The Daily Beast today: Incumbent Republican Thom Tillis has been taking some heat over the discrepancy between his coronavirus response and his response to an earlier outbreak when Barack Obama was president. Tillis is all in when it comes to Donald Trump.  He says the president is “taking every...

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  • March 17, 2020

Don’t look for a bottom. There isn’t one. It’s just elephants’ assholes all the way down. Today, Trump was asked about the death of legendary journalist Cokie Roberts and, well, he just couldn’t help himself: x Trump comments on the passing of legendary journalist Cokie Roberts: “I never met her....

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  • September 17, 2019

Karma is really fun sometimes, huh? A police officer in Muskegon, Michigan, was placed on administrative leave after a black man who was interested in buying his house saw a framed KKK application on his wall and Confederate flags in his house and garage. The officer, Charles Anderson, is on...

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  • August 12, 2019

Last Spring, I went to Washington DC to help AOC write the Green New Deal. /s/  I had a free afternoon so I went to the Kenilworth Lotus Gardens in the northeast corner of town. It was a misty and muddy February so I had the place to myself.  Vultures...

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  • July 21, 2019

As our thin-plated dictator prepares for the most jingoistic circle jerk in history on July 4, his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Little Lord Fauntleroy are facing new questions about their use of private email for official government business. The guy who couldn’t get a security clearance on his own and...

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  • July 2, 2019

Well, that’s karma — or whatever the Christian equivalent of karma is. Eternal perdition? Because that’s what they’ve given us … So now this is happening: Because they elected Donald Trump, white evangelical Christians could soon be facing a severe Bible shortage.  Trump is still threatening a 25 percent tariff on...

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  • June 20, 2019

Instant … x This is how a racist manager spoke to a black customer at a DaysInn in Norfolk, Virginia. This bigotry is unacceptable. This employee must be fired immediately @daysinn. pic.twitter.com/UdQW8IpElK — Simar (@sahluwal) April 21, 2019 Karma … x Hello, Please be advised the employee in this video...

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  • April 22, 2019

I swear to God, I’d rather be lucky than good. Usually, I have to kick and scratch, fight and scream, to find something interesting to write to you guys about. But every once in a while, an egg comes crashing through the windshield and lands right in your lap, as...

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  • April 10, 2019

Received this e-mail today from Let America Vote in support of John Barrow’s (D. GA) Secretary of State campaign: Georgia’s last secretary of state purged the voter rolls, tried to block voter registrations — a majority of which came from Black applicants — and lied about our elections, Samuel. Now...

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  • November 29, 2018

I was thinking about defender of slavery and traitor Jefferson Davis tonight because of the Senate debate in MS, and I am not sure if I ever wrote about how Davis’ slaves reacted to their “benevolent” slave owner.  First up, there is William Jackson who was a slave in the...

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  • November 21, 2018

Don’t you just love it when karma alights? Philly Magazine “Comcast on Wednesday fired Andrew Kovalic, a 10-year employee who earlier this week became the target of a viral petition alleging that he is a member of a hate group. The petition that called for Kovalic’s termination, which had garnered 373 signatures by Wednesday morning,...

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  • November 17, 2018
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